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In this game, you're POPEYE! And your
goal is to catch all of dive's hearts,
notes, and cries for H-E-L-P before they
hit the water and sink-or before Brutus,
the Sea Hag, or some vulture knocks
you overboard. Each time you complete
a round, you'll automaticalry proceed
to the next— and more difficult one.
Setting The Console Controls
l Mukw suit* mat the cartriage is placed
firmly into the cartridge sbt.
2. Turn the ON/OFF switch to ON.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen
a. Press any key to begin.
b. Press 2 to play POPEYE.
c. Press 1 or 2 for a one- or two-player
4 In a few seconds, the playing screen
will appear. When the hearts start falling,
you're ready to play.
Make sure that the joysticks are plugged
firmry into the jacks m i yuui Tl 99 /4A
The joystick moves in all four directions
shown. These are the directions in which
you may move Ftipeye.
The Fire Buttons
Press the "Fire" button whenever you
want Popeye to punch Brutus' or the
Sea Hag's bottles, knock out vultures, hit
ii i« pur iching oag, or graD ms sptnacn.
With each press of the "Fire" button,
Popeye will swing his fist once.
NOTE: holding down the ''Fire" button will
rial rtjptKjl Ihisuulfon.
You will begin each round with 3 Popeyes.
The first fbpeye will appear on the left,
topmost ledge as soon as the game
begins. The remaining number of
Popeyes is indicated at the top, right-
hand side of the screen (except in
ROUND -#3, where the number of re-
main™ Pooeves is indicated at the left-
hand side of the screea)
Number of Hearts Caught
Ladder (Down Only)
Stairs (Up & Down)
In each round, Popeye must win Olive's
affection by catching all of her hearts,
nuittt, m cries tor H-E-L-R aepending
upon which round you're playing. But
Brutus, the Sea Hag, and the vultures all
do their best to knock Popeye over-
board Brutus with his fists and bottles,
the Sea Hag with her fast-flying bottles,
and the vultures with their good aim!
When any of them hit Popeye— or if any
of Olive's tnk*=»n<; f n || jnt-n tK? wafor and
are not pulled out in time— you lose
Popeye. If you have a remaining Popeye,
he will appear on the top ledge, ready
to trv aoainl
Throuanout the rounds. Popeyes spinach
will randomly appear in specific places
on the screen (see SPINACH section
under each round). Whenever you see
It you may move Popeye over to the
spinach and press the Tint" button, if
you reach it in time, you'll hear the
"Popeye Theme." This is your chance to
catch up with Brutus and knock him
overboard. When you do, you gain 3000
POINTS! In addition, if you catch any of
Olive's tokens while the tune is playing,
you receive DOUBLE THE SCORE FOR
EACH. Once Popeye uses his spinach,
it will not appear in that same round
The Sea Hag
You novor know whon thi6 naety of
biddy is going to jump out from the side
lines and pert Popeye with a bottle. She'll
ONLY let one fly (SOMETIMES MORE!)
when she's on th« some platform as
Popeye. If Fopeye's not fast enough with
his fists to punch the bottle, and it Nts
him, you lose that Popeye. If you have a
remaining Popeye, he win appear on the
Sweet Hearts Hound #f
In this round, you must catch all 24 hearts
before they fall into the water and sink—
urid wHhcjul bwlriy knocked uvei by
Brutus or the Sea Hag. Each time you
catch a heart, one will appear on the
side of Popeye's house, located at the
top of tho ocroon. Onco thoro aro 2-4
hearts, you'll automatically begin the
As the round bogins, Popoyo appears
on the left, topmost ledge. You may
move Popeye off this ledge and land
him safely onto the platform below.
Or ym i mny move him in thp> nppnsrtfi
direction and hel travel around to the
other ledge. You may move Popeye
back and forth between ledges, or off
either side and onto the ptatform below
at any time. Brutus cannot walk on these
ledges, BUT HE CAN JUMP UP AND
KNOCK POPEYE OVERBOARD!
On each platform, there are sets of stairs
which Popeye and Brutus must use to
move from platform to platform. Use
your joystick to guide Popeye up and
down II lew sels of sluiii.
Popeye's spinach win randomly appear
on the stairs to the left, either on platform
#2 or platform #3.
"Dowrf ' Ladder
In the center of the screen, there is a
ladder which connects platform *2 and
platform *Z. Popeye is the only one who
can use this ladder, and only to move
downward. However, Brutus can reach
up or down this ladder and knock
Punching Bag and Bucket
You'll notice a punching bag located
near the center, topmost part ot the
screen Whenever Popeye is on the right
"Thru" ledge, he may punch the bag,
causing the bucket to fad. If Brutus is
directly below the bucket, it will stop
him in his tracks and YOU GAIN EXTRA
POINTS DEPENDING UPON WHAT LEVEL
BRUTUS IS ON (see SCORING section).
NOTE: Brutus cannot knock Popeye over
while the bucket is On top Of him!
love Notes Bound #9
Similar to Round *i you must catch all
16 love notes before they sink into the
water, and without being knocked over-
board. Once you've caught all 16 notes,
you'll automatically begin the next
In this round, the "Thru" ledges are
located on platform *2. Again. Popeye
can move off these ledges and land
safely on the platform below, or he can
move around to the .opposite ledge.
Brutus can also move about on the
ledges, however, he cannot travel
around to the opposite ledge
At the bottom, left-hand side of the
screen there is a see-saw. Whenever
Ft>poy© is on the 3rd platform, he can
jump off the ledge, land on the see-saw,
and bounce upwards. If he catches
Swee'Pea on the way up Popeye win
land on platform *4 and you'll gain 5O0
POINTS. If not, he'll land on platform #2.
Whenever Brutus bounces on the plat-
form, he'll always land on platform *2.
Popeye's spinach will appear to the right
on the stairs of the 3rd platform.
HEL-P! Round *3
This time, Olive Oyl is crying for H-E-L-P
and Popeye must catch all 24 "HELPs."
Each time you catch a "HELP" another
rung is addod to the ladder located in
the center of the screen. When you've
caught aH 24 "HELP'S," you automatically
return to Round #1, but at a greater
In the center of platform #1, there is
a sliding platform. When Popeye steps
onto it. hft'H he whiskfid nrrnw to th**
other side, If Popeye misses the sliding
platform, he falls to the next platform.
In this round vl irh ir«_<; mny npfvsnmrvi
swoop down at Popeye. If you're quick
enough, Popeye can punch these vul-
tures, and YOU GAIN 1000 POINTS FOR
EACH ONE HE KNOCKS OUT. But if you
miss, the vultures can knock Popeye
overboard and you lose that Popeye.
If you have a remaining Popeye, he will
appear on the top, left-hand side of
In this round, Popeye's spinach will ran-
domly appear at the right, either on
plulforrn #2 or pfattorm **A
End of Round
The round ends once you've collected
all of Olive's tokens. As long as you have
a remaining Popeye, you'll automatically
odvanco to tho n©xt round.
End of Game
The game ends when you run out of
To play the same game again, press the
"Firs" hi ittnn
To change games, press the Function
key and the "+" at the same time. This
brings you back to the initial screen. See
Instn irtinns i innW SETTING mNSTiF F
In a two-Dlaver game, plovers alternate
as Popeye. The LEFT player goes first.
Each player's score Is displayed during
his or her turn
• In a two-Dlaver aame, when one
player loses all his or her remaining
Popeyes, he or she is out of the game.
The opponent, however, may continue
to play as long as he or she has a
The number of points for each heart,
note, or tetter caught depends upon
which platform Popeye is on when he
If Popeye is on platform #2 when he
catches any kind of token from Olive,
you gain 300 points. If he ie on platform
#4, the token is worth 100 points.
Hearts, Notes, A Latter*
Platform #1 500 points
Platform #2 300 points
Platform #3 100 points
Platform #4 50 points
Tokens in Water SOpoints
Punching Bottles 100 points
Punching Vultures 1000 points
Hitting Punching Bag 30 points
Hitting Brutus with Bucket
Platform #2 1000 points
Platform #3 2000 points
Platform #"4 4OO0 points
Overboard , 3000 points
Catching Swee'Pea 500 points
You'll receive a bonus Popeye after the
first 40.000 points accumulated in the
Remember: You receive double the
point value of a token If Popeye catches
it while the "Popeye Theme" is playing.